Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has raised concern about the future of the World Trade Organisation.
South Africa was on Sunday expected to finalise the process of the African Free Trade Area.
Speaking on the sidelines of the AU summit, Davies also warned against the current trade war between US and China.
The AU summit is hoping that countries will finally comply with the African Free Trade Area agreement.
South Africa says this will lead to better economic growth on the continent. The minister however raised concerns about the US-China trade war.
South Africa is working hard to attract investors and Pretoria says it will address all concerns raised by potential investors.
South Africa will chair the AU next year. The continental body is positive that newly adopted reforms will yield better results. Click below for more on the AU: